Category: Senior Care

How to Advocate for Aging Parents Effectively

Trusting someone you love to be cared for by someone else is never easy, especially for a senior family member. Whether at home or in a facility, you’ll have questions that need to be answered. You’ll also want to be prepared to advocate for your loved one to proactively manage any potential problems and also […]

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How to Respond When Elderly Parents Refuse Help to Save Money

Many of today’s seniors were raised during the Great Depression. They lived through a period when the nation was cutting corners and pinching pennies. Frugality was embedded in many of them at an early age and often remains firmly in place for life. So, what is the best response when elderly parents refuse the help […]

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Be a Better Elder Care Advocate for Your Aging Parent

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax Serving as an elder care advocate for someone you love is perhaps one of the biggest honors – and responsibilities – you will have as a family caregiver. It means fully comprehending the […]

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Is Safely Living Alone with Dementia Possible?

There has been an assumption that once someone was given a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or another form of progressive dementia, the only real option was nursing home care. After all, it is not possible for someone with cognitive decline to continue to reside at home, particularly if they live alone – or is it? […]

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The Key to a Joyful Life and Healthy Aging

It has taken nearly 80 years and a variety of scientific studies to produce the end result: a good genetic makeup and wealth really have little to do with our degree of joy or healthy aging, according to The Harvard Study of Adult Development. The study launched in 1938 and delved into the lives of […]

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